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  1. Hezekiah Gold: Birth: 17 SEP 1788. Death: 2 JUN 1792

  2. Harriet Lavinia Gold: Birth: 30 JUL 1790 in Goshen, Litchfield Co., Connecticut, USA. Death: 5 AUG 1873 in Whitesboro, Oneida Co., New York, USA

  3. Mary Sill Gold: Birth: 9 JUN 1794 in Whitesboro, Oneida Co., New York, USA. Death: 4 APR 1877 in Staunton, Augusta Co., Virginia, USA

  4. Theodore Sedgwick Gold: Birth: 23 JUL 1796 in Oneida Co., New York, USA. Death: 23 OCT 1863 in Utica, Oneida Co., New York, USA

  5. Sarah P. Gold: Birth: 10 MAR 1801 in Whitesboro, Oneida Co., New York, USA. Death: 9 FEB 1866 in Schenectady, Schenectady Co., New York, USA

  6. Charlotte Gold: Birth: 7 JUL 1806. Death: 18 OCT 1808

  7. Thomas Ruggles Gold: Birth: 11 MAR 1809 in Whitesboro, Oneida Co., New York, USA. Death: 12 OCT 1846 in Whitesboro, Oneida Co., New York, USA


Notes
a. Note:                                     BIRTH, MARRIAGE, & DEATH RECORDS   Early Connecticut Marriages: Thomas Ruggles Gold & Salle Sill; married 14 Feb 1788, Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Connecticut.
                                HISTORY & BIOGRAPHY
  Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-2005: Thomas Ruggles Gold, Representative, New York, Connecticut; a Representative from New York; born in Cornwall, Conn., November 4, 1764; pursued classical studies, and was graduated from Yale College in 1786; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Goshen, Conn.; settled in Whitesboro, Oneida County, N.Y., in 1792; assistant attorney general of New York 1797-1801; member of the State senate 1796-1802; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1804 to the Ninth Congress; served in the State assembly in 1808; elected as a Federalist to the Eleventh and Twelfth Congresses (March 4, 1809-March 3, 1813); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1812 to the Thirteenth Congress; elected to the Fourteenth Congress (March 4, 1815-March 3, 1817); was not a candidate for renomination in 1816; resumed the practice of law in Whitesboro, N.Y., where he died October 24, 1827; interment in Grand View Cemetery.
  <i>Hyde Genealogy: Or the Descendants, in the Female as Well as in the Male Lines, from William Hyde, of Norwich, with Their Places of Residence, and Dates of Births, Marriages, &c., and Other Particulars of Them and Their Families and Ancestry</i> (by Reuben H. Walworth; Albany; J. Munsell; 1864) page 823-4: Sarah Sill (1922), born at Goshen, Conn., 1764, daughter of Dr. Elisha Sill (455) and Mary Heatoon, was a great granddaughter of Elizabeth Hyde (9) of the third generation. She m. Thomas Ruggles Gold, b. 4 Nov., 1764, at Cornwall, Conn., fourth son of Rev. Hezekiah Gold and Sarah Sedgwick of Cornwall. [The Rev. Hezekiah Gold, b. about 1731, graduated at Yale 1751, and was a clergyman. He m. 23 Nov., 1758, Sarah Sedgwick, and settled at Cornwall, Conn., and d. June, 1790, aged 59 years. His wife, Sarah Sedgwick, baptized at Hartford, 25 May 1739, and d. 28 Aug., 1766, aged 27 years, was sister of Gen. John Sedgwick of Cornwall, and of Judge Theodore Sedgwick of Stockbridge, and was the eldest daughter of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick and Anne Thompson of Hartford, and afterwards of Cornwall, and she was a descendant in the fifth generation of General Robert Sedgwick, who came to Charlestown, Mass., from London, in 1636. <i>See No</i>. 762.] Thomas R. Gold graduated at Yale 1786, and was a lawyer. They settled at Goshen, Conn., and removed to Whitesborough, N.Y., about 1792; where he was at the head of his profession, was a member of the state legislature, and a member of congress. He d. Nov., 1826, at Whitesborough, and she d. 13 July, 1852.
  <i>A Sedgwick Genealogy: Descendants of Deacon Benjamin Sedgwick </i>(Hubert M. Sedgwick; New Haven Colony Historical Society; 1961) Thomas Ruggles Gold . . . was named for his great-grandfather, Rev. Thomas Ruggles of Guilford, Conn., upon the neer fulfilled promise of a library. This accounts for the two brothers named Thomas. He graduated at Yale in 1786, studied law, and in 1792 located at Whitesboro and was admitted to the Oneida County Bar that year. He became a prominent member of that community and late in life was interested in relition. He was assistant attorney general, 1797-1801; State Senator, 1796-1802; Representative, State Assembly, 1807; member of Congress, 1810-13.
b. Note:   Alternate death location: Dalton, Berkshire Co., Massachusetts.


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